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Tehran travel guide

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TEHRAN travel guide

It’s interesting to know most people who live in Tehran come from around the Iran with different beliefs, cultures, languages and life styles and live together.

Tehran as a politic center of Iran is a city with many tourist attractions that Golestan palace is a world heritage of Tehran tourist attractions. There is a list of Tehran historical attractions and a short description of these destinations for traveler who are interesting to visit Iran and then Tehran:

Azadi Monument:  Azadi means national independence. This square made for the celebrations of Mohammad Reza Shah to celebrate the 2,500th year of the Persian kings.

Milad tower:   This Tower of Iran is a multi-purpose tower. It is the sixth-tallest tower of the whole world.

Carpet Museum: This exhibit contains a variety of Iranian carpets from all over this amazing country.

Darakeh: It is a hiking place that is interesting for tourists.

Golestan Palace: It’s the former royal Qajar complex that is a world heritage in Tehran.

Holy Shrine of Imam Khomeini: The tombs of Ayatollah Khomeini and his family are here.

Jomeh Bazaar: Friday market of Tehran is a huge bazaar which usually sells goods with suitable prices.

Nationa l Jewels Museum: It belongs to Safavid era. They determined that national jewels had to be a part of National Property.

National Museum of Iran: It is one of the most different museums in the whole world that is a perfect archaeological place.

Niavaran Palace: The palace contain several historical buildings that dating back to the Qajar and Pahlavi erasin Tehran.

Tehran Grand Bazaar: This old Bazaar is a historical marketplace in capital of Iran.

The Nature Bridge or Tabi’at: This Bridge is the largest pedestrian overpass built in Tehran, Iran.

Museum of Contemporary Art: This museum of Tehran contains the contemporary arts collection of more than 3000 artistic creation from 19th and 20th century.

Shrine of Shah Abdul-Azeem This holy shrine built during the Safavi era.It placeid in the outskirts of Tehran.

 

Climate in Tehran

The climate has marked seasonal contrasts so you will experience all seasons. Three factors play an effective role in the climate of Tehran: Alborz Mountains, the western humid currents, and the latitude. As a matter of fact, Alborz Mountains make the weather in Tehran moderate. In northern Tehran, the weather is moderate and mountainous, and in plains it is semi-arid. A major part of precipitation takes place in winter. Average annual rainfall stands at 200 millimeters.

The cold season usually begins in December, but in the mountainous regions, it begins earlier. The cold season lasts 3 or 4 months. In mid-March, the weather grows warm. In late April, the weather begins to grow warm at a faster pace, so that in mid-May, it is rather hot.

POPIOLATION OF TEHRAN

The capital of Iran has 14 million people.

TEHRAN AIRPORTS

It contains tow airports, Imam Khomeini airport that is an international airport Mehrabad airport which is a domestic airport.

TEHRAN Location

The province is in an area of 600sq. km. Iran visitors can use bus, metro, taxi, railway or flight for their transfers inside and outside of this metropolis which is the heart of Iran’s transportation .This city is located at the foot of the Alborz Mountain and Dashte-e Kavir is near this city.